Skip to comments.Allegations of illegal sales made against Sturgis ammo firm
Posted on 03/22/2012 5:16:07 AM PDT by rellimpank
A former Sturgis ammunition manufacturer and an employee are accused of illegally selling ammunition items to two foreign countries shortly before Jamison International V LLC went out of business last October.
A federal grand jury indicted Marc Jamison and Kathy Greenhaw on Tuesday for eight counts of unlawful exportation of arms and ammunition. The illegal exports are believed to have occurred between July 12 and Aug. 29, 2011.
Jamison and Greenhaw are accused of shipping ammunition components designated as a defense article on the United States Munitions List without a license or written authorization.
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“Your Honor, We went out of business, so clearly we can’t afford an attorney. But, I’d like you to take a close look at the list of items sold and note that none of these calibers are used by any military in the world, as they are all hunting and big game rounds.”
I guess the Canucks and Kiwis will now have to obtain their ‘military’ ammunition from Walmart...
It’s obvious why the BATFE had to go after them! After all, they were shipping Nitro and Martinis to other countries! And that’s 2 of the 4 items BATFE is supposed to regulate!
After all, there are all those BATFE employees just hanging around the office these days, now that they’re no longer running guns to the drug cartels in Mexico. They need something to do.
I don't see anything that would be classified as "Military munitions" under current standards.
Maybe the .375 CheyTac, but even that is doubtful.
It looks like they were exporting brass for sporting-use rounds and mot completed ammunition. Easily covered with an export license.
And, neither New Zealand or Canada are considered "belligerent" nations list.
As this is written its a bogus charge. Need to lawyer-up and counter sue the bastids.
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